John McIntosh Kell family scrapbook

John McIntosh Kell family scrapbook

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Kell family
Title: John McIntosh Kell family scrapbook
Dates: 1860-1951, 1986
Quantity: 0.5 Linear feet 1 box, 1 oversized folder
Coll. Number: ms2361

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers from a scrapbook of the John McIntosh Kell family from 1860-1951. Papers relate to the Confederate States of America, Confederate Veterans, and the Confederate Navy ships, Alabama and Sumter; as well as reunions; Sidney Lanier; the Association of the Army of Tennessee, Louisiana Division; churches in Georgia; and Kell family genealogy. Items include correspondence, newspaper clippings, engravings, etchings, and photographs.

Index Terms

Confederate States of America. Navy.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Naval operations.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Kell, John McIntosh, 1823-1900

Administrative Information

Custodial History note

Gift of Dr. Charles Peery, Charleston, S.C.

Preferred Citation note

John McIntosh Kell family scrapbook, ms 2361, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Other Finding Aids note

Due to its fragile condition, the scrapbook was disbound and microfilmed. Once the microfilm is cataloged, information to find and view the microfilm will be provided.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Etchings and engravings, circa 1850-1900
Etchings and engravings of William Penn; Right Rev. C. K. Nelson, D. D., Bishop of Georgia; Joan of Arc; General Gordon; Daniel Webster, Henry Clay, and John C. Calhoun; Disraeli and Gladstone.
2-3Miscellaneous papers, undated
4-7Papers, 1860-1951
8Kell family photograph, late 1800s
9Alabama (Screw sloop) miscellanea, 1864-1886, undated
10Index to scrapbook, 1986
OS Folder
1Scrapbook page 260 (genealogy), undated